Personalism, and How to Create Monsters

| February 21, 2012

When I was a kid, I really liked Godzilla and his kaiju pantheon.  Godzilla, originally, was a monster spawned, and a story told, out of the terror and devastation of the nuclear bombs that were dropped on Japan.  The horror of the devastating technology we had created was unrestricted by any higher meaning, or system […]

Discoveries of NaNoWriMo

| December 1, 2011

NaNoWriMo as of last night is now over… how did you all do?  Were you impressed at how your on-the-fly writing skills have improved?  Did you learn some things about yourself and life as you wrote?  Did you try something new in your novel (story technique, worldbuilding element, character dynamic, etc) this year?  Did you […]

Euclid, Extraterrestrial Style

| August 12, 2011

This is the final project I did for my Ethnomathematics class a year ago last summer. It begins the discussion from an impersonal level, based on Euclidean-style axioms. ~*~*~ My dear readers, I am sure you have heard of Earth. It is a planet like many others, but some qualities are different, and my modest […]